Clinical Study


Primary aldosteronism is the most common cause of secondary hypertension. The two main types of primary aldosteronism are aldosteronoma (30%) and adrenal hyperplasia (60%). The gold standard that determines the diagnosis and treatment strategy of primary aldosteronism is adrenal vein sampling(AVS), but the success rate is only about 80%. Using CXCR4 as a probe for 68Ga-Pentixafor PET/CT imaging can guide the classification diagnosis and treatment strategy of primary aldosteronism, which is a favorable supplement to AVS. Superselective adrenal artery embolization(SAAE) and laparoscopy are the main operation treatments for primary aldosteronism. SAAE is an invasive interventional operation. It is a novel way to evaluate the changes in the structure and function of adrenal tissue pre-postoperative SAAE by using the changes in 68Ga-Pentixafor PET/CT imaging.

Study Name: Application of 68Ga-Pentixafor PET/CT in Primary Aldosteronism and Pre-postoperative of SAAE
Status: Recruiting
Conditions: Primary aldosteronism
Interventions: Aldosterone/renin ratio(ARR) testing, 68Ga-Pentixafor injection, PET Scan
Locations: Department of Nuclear Medicine, First Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou, Fujian, China
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